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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A recent workshop provided training in vehicle inspection techniques as part of efforts to help grain and cotton growers improve biosecurity... Finding the sticky dots strategically placed onto vehicles in areas where crop debris collects was the task set for trainee machinery inspectors at workshops held recently in New South Wales to boost biosecurity... Finding the dots ensured that participants knew how to check all the nooks and crannies in vehicles and equipment that could harbour weed seeds and soil potentially infected with pests and disease...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Efficient Spraying to Meet Environmental Demands "learning to spray with coarser sprays" Spraying is about placing the correct dose of chemical at the right place at the right time... Without pesticides the world would find feeding itself a monumental challenge, but this does not mean that the community at large embraces the idea of managing pests with chemicals... As farmers today, I believe we are making some decisions that may lead to increased drift risk...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Author : Rebecca Jennings (From left) Mary Timms from Spalding, Kirsty Tilley from Booborowie, Rachel Trengove, from Spalding, Leanne Stockman from Burra and Nat Sommerville, from Spalding, during a crop walk at the Ground Up Agronomy Day for women... Michelle Bammann of Ground Up Agronomy (centre) shows Rachel Trengove and Mary Timms, both of Spalding, how to assess healthy nodules on the roots of legumes at the Ground Up Agronomy Day for women, Burra, SA... Leanne Stockman, Springvale North, Burra, digs up a clover plant to inspect nodules on the root system at the Ground Up Agronomy Day for women at Burra, SA...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Author : Rebecca Jennings (From left) Mary Timms from Spalding, Kirsty Tilley from Booborowie, Rachel Trengove, from Spalding, Leanne Stockman from Burra and Nat Sommerville, from Spalding, during a crop walk at the Ground Up Agronomy Day for women... Michelle Bammann of Ground Up Agronomy (centre) shows Rachel Trengove and Mary Timms, both of Spalding, how to assess healthy nodules on the roots of legumes at the Ground Up Agronomy Day for women, Burra, SA... Leanne Stockman, Springvale North, Burra, digs up a clover plant to inspect nodules on the root system at the Ground Up Agronomy Day for women at Burra, SA...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
In order to achieve an intended outcome or goal of practice change within the grains industry, research and development programs need to incorporate a process of enabling this change (i.e. extension)... Courses programmed by AgT aim to address the issue of low adoption of practices resulting from limited knowledge and experience... The workshops are designed to address the skills and knowledge necessary to build participants' technical and/or extension capacity, they include hands-on application of skills to individual's own workplace examples to ensure relevance and applicability...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
In order to achieve an intended outcome or goal of practice change within the grains industry, research and development programs need to incorporate a process of enabling this change (i.e. extension)... Courses programmed by AgT aim to address the issue of low adoption of practices resulting from limited knowledge and experience... The workshops are designed to address the skills and knowledge necessary to build participants' technical and/or extension capacity, they include hands-on application of skills to individual's own workplace examples to ensure relevance and applicability...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Financial assistance is available from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) in many cases, to help those involved with grains to develop their skills, build relationships and acquire new information that will contribute to building a sustainable and profitable industry... Applications for the next round close on 29 February, for travel, study and conferences being held in the second half of the year... Region North < Keep browsing..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Financial assistance is available from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) in many cases, to help those involved with grains to develop their skills, build relationships and acquire new information that will contribute to building a sustainable and profitable industry... Applications for the next round close on 29 February, for travel, study and conferences being held in the second half of the year... Region North < Keep browsing 0 Responses to Grants for grain tours, travel and training (North, 31 January 2008)..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC fostering the next crop of grains industry scientists.. Having identified that there are more experienced people reaching retirement age than there are people entering the industry, the GRDC is investing in programs and activities to support the managed succession of the intellectual and skills capital in the grains industry... Findings from the work by Dr Linsell, now a research officer with the SA Research and Development Institute (SARDI) which is a division of Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA), have provided fundamental understanding of the pathology of RLN and genetic information on plant resistance...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC fostering the next crop of grains industry scientists.. Having identified that there are more experienced people reaching retirement age than there are people entering the industry, the GRDC is investing in programs and activities to support the managed succession of the intellectual and skills capital in the grains industry... Findings from the work by Dr Linsell, now a research officer with the SA Research and Development Institute (SARDI) which is a division of Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA), have provided fundamental understanding of the pathology of RLN and genetic information on plant resistance...
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